BOLIVIA AUTHENTIC

EXPERIENCE
Taste the World

Bolivia is a series of canvases on which Mother Nature has painted a lot of series of stunning representations that reflect her creativity to the full; awe-inspiring mountains, multi-coloured lakes, astonishing flora and fauna conspire to make Bolivia and its millenarian cultures a must-visit for those in search of unique authentic experiences. 

 

DURATION: 10 DAYS FROM SEPTEMBER 2021
ALL SERVICES IN PRIVATE

HIGHLIGHTS: CULTURE-ADVENTURE

SPECIAL POST COVID PRICE 2021- 2022
5 STARS FROM 2350 USD
4 STARS FROM 2021 USD
PER PERSON

DAY 1

ARRIVAL SANTA CRUZ

Assistance is provided at the airport with transfers to hotel. Free day to relax, explore the city with your tour guide  and acclimatize.
01 NIGHT IN SANTA CRUZ

DAY 2

SANTA CRUZ –SUCRE (FLIGHT)

Sucre airport is located at 45 minutes from the city centre and the view of the city on descent is enchanting. Later we will do a visit to the city . This visit to the city of Sucre allows us to get to know the most revelant arquitecture  monument  of the capital. In the morning the visit begins with the Recoleta Mirador (lookout point), the Museum of the Recoleta, then the ASUR Textile Museum, which is one of the best collections of textiles in the Bolivian valley region. We will go on to the Metropolitan Cathedral, the museum of the Merced, the Church of San Lázaro, Santo Domingo, the Casa de la Libertad, the patio of the University of San Francisco Xavier, and the Parque Bolivar where many important monuments are located, in this area ;  after enjoying a traditional lunch in a typical restaurant we will visit the Convent of San Felipe Nery. At the end of the afternoon we will move on to the General Cemetery where we can have a look at different mausoleums containing the remains of famous Bolivians.

01 NIGHT IN SUCRE

DAY 3

SUCRE – POTOSI

During this day you will enjoy seeing how the climate and vegetation changes as you leave the Andean highlands and descend to the valley on the way we will ascend to 4,067meters above sea level; Potosi was consider in the Colonial period as one of the most important cities in the world. In the afternoon we will visit the Mint House  knwon as Casa de la Moneda; one of the most impressive biuldings form Colonial Period in the andes.  

01 NIGHT IN POTOSI

DAY 4

POTOSÍ

Potosí is an historic colonial and mining town, is a UNESCO  Monument and we will visit the most important arquitecture monument of the Andean Barroco. After breakfast begins with a journey to the miners’ market, where we will observe the equipment used by the miners to extract silver and other minerals. Then we will go into one of the mines in the Cerro Rico (Rich Mountain) of Potosí to observe work going on inside the mine itself. At the end of the visit we will have lunch, and in the afternoon visit Potosí’s most representative sites: the Church of San Francisco, the Tower of the Company of Jesus and the Convent of Santa Teresa.

01 NIGHT IN POTOSI

DAY 5

POTOSÍ – UYUNI

As we travel from Potosí to Uyuni you will be able to see fabulous highland panoramas. The ride takes around 3 hours, before arrival to Uyuni we will understand in Pulacayo the importance of  mineral for Bolivia, here you will have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest Silver Mine in Bolivia. Later we will arrvie to the biggest salt flat in the world.

Late at anight after dinner starry night  

01 NIGHT IN UYUNI  SALT HOTEL 

DAY 6

UYUNI – COLCHANI-HOTEL LUNA SALADA (SALT FLATS):

After breakfast we will embark on our trip to Salt Lake of Uyuni to enjoy the salt flats, whose salt crust covers over 12,000 km², and where you will see salt piles (each weighing 1 tonne), salt blocks and the ‘eyes’ of the salt lake. We will also visit Incahuasi Island, with stunning views over the salt lake, and walk through the cactus valley.
After enjoying a delicious lunch in the middle of the salt flats see the Coquesa mummies and Chantani museum and learn about the local culture. Return to the hotel across the world’s largest salt flats. In the evening we will enjoy one of the best sunsets with the most amazing delicatessen .
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01 NIGHT IN UYUNI SALT HOTEL

DAY 7

UYUNI

This day we will discover the amazing opportunity to visit the other side of the Salt Flats and the Of the beaten path of this destination, communities, corals, islands and some little communities where you also will find some flamingoes. We will enjoy our lunch in the middle of the salt flats 

01 NIGHT IN SALT HOTEL 

DAY 8

UYUNI – LA PAZ (FLIGHT)

La Paz average altitude is 3,577m, transfer out from Uyuni to the airport and then from La Paz Airport to the Hotel. Once we arrive will explore some beautiful areas of the city. 

On our Cholitas Experience City Tour you’ll learn the difference between a borsalino and a manta, as well as how to tell your polleras from your enaguas. If you wish, you can dress up like a cholita and appreciate their distinctive apparel first-hand.  We will visit Cholets  Mansions  a new concept or Andean Arquitecture , here we will observe another vision about life style form andean millonaires.  Later we will visit the market, still the workplace of many cholitas, you’ll enjoy one of the tasty snacks they prepare and have the opportunity to chat to them about their unique way of life. Of course, no self-respecting cholitas tour would be complete without the excitement of a visit to the wrestling ring, so this is included too.

01 NIGHT IN LA PAZ

DAY 9

LA PAZ

Exploring the city of La Paz is a like wandering into a world of magic. La Paz sits in a bowl and looks different from each angle you approach it from. As you tour the city you will get a feel for the social and economic vibe best experienced as you fly through the sky on the city’s cable car. On the city tour of La Paz, at over 3,600 m.a.s.l. visit some of the city’s most important highlights: the San Francisco Church, the Witches’ Market, and museums in the vicinity. Then we will go up to the Plaza Murillo, where the Legislative and Government Palaces are, and on to a replica of the Semi-subterranean Temple of Tiwanaku. A 20-minute ride will take us through the city’s residential areas and down to the Valley of the Moon, an eerie landscape of natural geological formations. Dropping down 400 m, the southern zone of the city of La Paz is at a lower altitude and is an ideal place to shop for alpaca clothing, fine jewellery and other luxury items. 

01 NIGHT IN LA PAZ

DAY 10

TIWANAKU

Tiwanaku, one of Latin America’s most famous historical sites. Tiwanaku was established as a culture around 500 years before the rise of the Incas, and the empire lasted for several centuries. The ceremonial site you will visit is part of a citadel that is yet to be explored. The pre-Inca ruins of Tiwanaku are a splendid example of one of America’s most important cultures. Some of the well-preserved examples of the Tiwanaku culture that you will see and learn about on the site are the Gateway of the Sun, the Pyramid of Akapana, the Temple of Kalasasaya and the Semi-subterranean Temple, and you will have the chance to visit the archaeological site’s museum to see pieces of unmeasurable wealth and understand with your guide’s help the relation between Tiwanaku and other empires and connections with the world of that time. ou will have the chance to see the remains of the Pumapunku Pyramid, one of Tiwanaku’s four most prized structures. Many of the stones used to build the pyramid weigh over 500 tonnes, and were brought from quarries over 8 km away. These stones have been cut perfectly and have withstood the ravages of the elements. Your guide will introduce you to the different theories surrounding the site before taking you out to the fields to appreciate the Inca raised-bed fields – “sukakollos”. At the end of the day transfer to La Paz.

01 NIGHT IN LA PAZ

DAY 11

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